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Tag: Albert Jay Nock
  • What Will Replace Statism?

    In Walter E. William’s autobiography, Up From The Projects, the economist recalls a lecture he gave in South Africa around the time apartheid was coming to an end. Williams told South Africans their problem “wasn’t ending apartheid but figuring out what was going to replace it.” After reading Albert Jay Nock’s Memoirs of a Superfluous …

  • Our Enemy, the State

    I’m currently reading Albert Jay Nock’s Our Enemy, the State for a Ron Paul book club I’ve joined, so I was happy to see a post about it on the Mises Institute blog.  As is explained there, There are two political institutions, Nock held: government and the state. Government is an agency of society limited …

  • Albert Jay Nock: Forgotten Man of the Old Right

    A fantastic article from Jeffery Tucker at the Mises Institute: For an earlier generation of American dissidents from the prevailing ideology of left-liberalism, a rite of passage was reading Albert Jay Nock’s Memoirs of a Superfluous Man, which appeared in 1943. William F. Buckley was hardly alone in seeing it as a seminal text crucial …

  • Ron Paul and the Remnant

    “When everything has gone completely to the dogs, they are the ones who will come back and build up a new society.” Albert Jay Nock   If you’re like me you’ve seen more of Ron Paul’s speeches than you can count. And no doubt during several of those speeches you too have heard mention of …